The towns of Marilla and Wales have agreed to provide funding for a new storage facility and press box at Elma’s Creek Road Park. It was a unanimous vote for both towns, despite statements from Marilla’s supervisor that he would not allocate money for the building until next year.
East Aurora’s youngest entrepreneurs will be selling everything from handmade jewelry to pre-packaged snacks at the upcoming East Aurora Sidewalk Sale.
The Knox polo fields were once well known, with the Aurora polo team competing both nationally and internationally and hosting tournaments at what is now Knox Farm State Park from the 1930s to the 1980s. Now, the Friends of Knox Farm State Park are attempting to revive East Aurora’s polo legacy with the first Knox Memorial Cup, which will be held at the Chur Equestrian Center on Saturday, July 19.
“Just enjoy the colors,” Matthew Palmo says to his students as they drag paint across canvas with an index card at a recent art class.
The East Aurora Kiwanis Club received approval to move and renovate the concession stand at the Aurora Community Pool off South Street. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of summer.
Hoping to create an easier venue for town residents to discard hazardous waste materials, the Holland Town Board will join efforts with the Town of Colden to host a waste drop-off day in the near future.
New board leadership has been appointed for the Holland School Board. Taina Armstrong-Hoffman was chosen as president during the annual re-organization meeting on July 7, and Judith Geer was picked as the vice-president.
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced that Elma resident Morgan Paladino has received the Gold Award, the highest award available in Girl Scouting. She was recognized earlier this month with 45 other scouts during a ceremony at Samuel's Grande Manor in Williamsville.
When August rolls around, many of East Aurora High School’s Class of 2014 graduates will leave home to begin a new chapter in their lives. A large number of them will attend college, and others will embark on “gap year” adventures or vocational endeavors. One member of the class of 2014 will be heading off in a slightly different direction: playing hockey as part of the Tier I Junior A Kanata Lasers (Ottawa) of the Central Canada Hockey League.